The table below looks at the statistics for SAP PP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP PP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Production Planning (PP)
Rank 575 535 520
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -15
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 44 66 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.06% 1.38% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 17
Average daily rate £525 £463 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +0.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £254 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £563 £612
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £525 £463
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4159 4769 4653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.09% 9.41% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2450 2730 2396
Average daily rate £438 £438 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 35 56
Average hourly rate £39.14 £30.00 £28.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.45% +4.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.49 £13.00 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £61.53 £61.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -53.70%

SAP PP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP PP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP PP within the UK.

SAP PP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP PP within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SAP PP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP PP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP within the UK.

SAP PP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP PP within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 30 £513 +10.81% 15
London -22 10 £500 +11.11% 1
East of England -2 6 £413 -10.81% 2
West Midlands -12 4 £513 -
South East +4 3 - - 1
Berkshire - 3 - -
Essex - 3 £300 -
Durham +8 2 £513 - 1
Hertfordshire +6 2 £525 -6.66% 2
North East -26 2 £513 - 1
Cambridgeshire +8 1 - -
Cambridge -5 1 - -
Newton Aycliffe - 1 £513 -
Colchester - 1 £300 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
Midlands - 1 £650 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

SAP PP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PP.

1 91 (100.00%) SAP
2 43 (47.25%) Manufacturing
3 22 (24.18%) SAP MM
4 15 (16.48%) SAP SD
5 13 (14.29%) Change Management
5 13 (14.29%) Logistics
6 12 (13.19%) SAP PP-PI
7 11 (12.09%) SAP QM
7 11 (12.09%) Quality Management
8 8 (8.79%) Finance
9 7 (7.69%) SAP APO
9 7 (7.69%) ERP
10 6 (6.59%) ABAP
10 6 (6.59%) SAP WM
10 6 (6.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (6.59%) PLM
11 5 (5.49%) SAP CO
11 5 (5.49%) FMCG
11 5 (5.49%) SAP HANA
11 5 (5.49%) SAP ERP
11 5 (5.49%) SAP Implementation
11 5 (5.49%) Automotive
11 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
12 4 (4.40%) PMI
12 4 (4.40%) PMP
12 4 (4.40%) PMI Certification
12 4 (4.40%) SAP FI
12 4 (4.40%) Project Management
12 4 (4.40%) Programme Management
12 4 (4.40%) Migration

SAP PP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.20%) MTS
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Office
1 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.10%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (24.18%) SAP MM
2 15 (16.48%) SAP SD
3 12 (13.19%) SAP PP-PI
4 11 (12.09%) SAP QM
5 7 (7.69%) SAP APO
6 6 (6.59%) SAP WM
7 5 (5.49%) SAP CO
7 5 (5.49%) SAP ERP
8 4 (4.40%) SAP FI
8 4 (4.40%) SAP PM
9 3 (3.30%) SAP MII
9 3 (3.30%) SAP SCM
10 2 (2.20%) SAP CRM
10 2 (2.20%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (2.20%) SAP PS
10 2 (2.20%) SAP R/3
11 1 (1.10%) SAP FI-AA
11 1 (1.10%) SAP HUM
11 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (1.10%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.10%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) LSMW
General
1 43 (47.25%) Manufacturing
2 8 (8.79%) Finance
3 6 (6.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (5.49%) Automotive
5 1 (1.10%) French Language
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (59.34%) Consultant
2 53 (58.24%) SAP Consultant
3 35 (38.46%) SAP PP Consultant
4 9 (9.89%) Analyst
4 9 (9.89%) SAP Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) SAP PI Consultant
6 6 (6.59%) SAP PP Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) SAP QM Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) Architect
7 5 (5.49%) SAP Architect
7 5 (5.49%) SAP Manager
7 5 (5.49%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.40%) Lead Project Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Programme Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Project Leader
8 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Programme Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (2.20%) BAPI
3 1 (1.10%) EDI
3 1 (1.10%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) FMCG
2 4 (4.40%) PMI
3 3 (3.30%) Life Science
4 2 (2.20%) LIMS
4 2 (2.20%) User Experience
5 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.29%) Change Management
1 13 (14.29%) Logistics
2 11 (12.09%) Quality Management
3 7 (7.69%) ERP
4 6 (6.59%) PLM
5 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.49%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (4.40%) Data Management
6 4 (4.40%) Migration
6 4 (4.40%) Programme Management
6 4 (4.40%) Project Management
7 3 (3.30%) Master Data Management
8 2 (2.20%) CRM
8 2 (2.20%) Document Management
8 2 (2.20%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (2.20%) Kanban
8 2 (2.20%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.20%) Time Management
8 2 (2.20%) Validation
8 2 (2.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.59%) ABAP
2 1 (1.10%) C
2 1 (1.10%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) PMI Certification
1 4 (4.40%) PMP
2 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 91 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.10%) HP
3 1 (1.10%) Twitter
South East England
Opal Tree Solutions
Rate: £225 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
MRP Global
Posted: 26 days ago